Talk of film and flowing stories, then South Africa takes a really impressive lead in not only the Art, but the business too.
Our team takes you through the first segment of some of South Africa’s eye-catching Films you need to watch.
A touching drama about LUCKY, a ten-year-old South African orphan who leaves his Zulu village for the city, where he is to meet his only uncle- only to find that no one will help him, except a formidable Indian woman called Padma. A 2011 release, by OUT OF AFRICA Productions and HOW TOWN FILMS.
2.SHEPARDS & BUCHERS
An exhausted lawyer takes on a seemingly downhearted multiple murder case. Strange is how he uncovers scandalous shortcomings among South Africa’s capital punishment system, as he mounts a defense for a prison guard traumatized by the executions he took part in- its horrific by ANANT SINGH, a 2016 VIDEO VISION ENTERTAINMENT and DISTANT HORIZON Production.
3.I NUMBER NUMBER
Written, Directed and Edited by Donovan Marsh, this action thriller make you thing we are in Hollywood. With real violence amongst local South African gagster crews, the end is just heated up, as this film keeps us to the edge of our seats.The produced by Quizzical Pictures, in Zulu language, with English Sub-titles, the 2012 film is starring Sdumo Mtshali (Class Act), Presley Chweneyagae (Tsotsi), Israel Makoe, Owen Sejake.
4.COME BACK, AFRICA
Released 5 years ago, it is a Milestone Cinematheque Production by Lionel Rogosin‘s 1959 narrative documentation of life under the South African Apartheid system. It is an insight into the Apartheid and its effect, entailing treatment against the blacks and the evolution, while music was a core stone amongst the black community
Haunted by the memory of Emily, a girl who live-streamed her suicide one year ago, Jabz and his best friend September go on a drug-fueled joyride through the affluent suburbs of Johannesburg. The 85 minutes feature film well describes the lives amongst Sub-urban youth and how they cope up daily.